According to the update from the company it clearly says that it will take effect On February 8 2021.
Due to the trust issues with the whatsapp people started disliking the app and started giving bad reviews about the app ,this made a way for the competators to make their way in .
app which is immensely growing overtime.
Whatsapp Claims that ‘Messages and calls are end -to-end encrypted.No one outside of this chat ,not even WhatsApp,can read or listen to them.’ this move was done after the misconception in people minds convincing thier users not to leave their platform and its safe !
And Further on 17th January WhatsApp started showing signs of convincing people not to leave whatsapp and claiming that the privacy of the users are safe and there’s no need to worry about .whatsapp started putting status of thier company on users whatsapp anonymously without the user saving its number on their handset, this surprised users seeing such incident today (17/01/2021) and then seeing whats inside the status tab in whatsapp status area.
It Consisted of 4 tabs in the staus section the first one says that “We Are Committed to you privacy”
the second tab says that
“WhatsApp can’t read or listen to your personal conversations as they’re end-to-end encrypted.”
the Third tab Says that
“WhatsApp can’t see your shared location.”
and the final tab says that
“WhatsApp dosen’t share your contacts with facebook”
This All Done To Convince and Build trust again in people and users all around the globe that WhatsApp is safe and there is no privacy issue with it.